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ABELL is part of the Literature Online (LION) database.
Coverage: 1892 to the present
Compiled by the Modern Humanities Research Association, ABELL is a key bibliographical source for English studies. It indexes monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, essay collections and dissertations published worldwide on English language and literature.
Subject areas covered include:
- English language - syntax, phonology, lexicology, semantics, stylistics, dialectology, vocabulary, orthography, dictionaries and grammars; Language, Literature and the Computer
- Literatures written in English - poetry, prose, fiction, films, biography, travel writing, literary theory, and studies of individual authors
- Bibliography - manuscript studies, textual studies, and the history of publishing
- Traditional culture of the English-speaking world including custom, belief, narrative, song, dance, and material culture